Use Cases Containing Temporal Concepts
Case 1: Elapse Time
“IF there is still chest pain after 20 minutes, give nitroglycerine via IV instead of PO”
Case 2: Duration of symptom
“Fever over 100F last 72 hours” This is an example of modeling the duration of a process
Case 3: Frequency
Glycated Hemoglobin Test (A1C)
- Perform the A1C test at least two times a year in patients who are meeting treatment goals (and who have stable glycemic control).
- Perform the A1C test quarterly in patients whose therapy has changed or who are not meeting glycemic goals.
- Use of point-of-care testing for A1C allows for timely decisions on therapy changes, when needed
Case 4: Repeat Number
Drug prescription: prevention of stroke:
Take Aspirin, once a day for 10 days